Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management

Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management

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The trusted handbooka€”now in a new edition This newly revised handbook presents a multifaceted view of systems engineering from process and systems management perspectives. It begins with a comprehensive introduction to the subject and provides a brief overview of the thirty-four chapters that follow. This introductory chapter is intended to serve as a qfield guideq that indicates why, when, and how to use the material that follows in the handbook. Topical coverage includes: systems engineering life cycles and management; risk management; discovering system requirements; configuration management; cost management; total quality management; reliability, maintainability, and availability; concurrent engineering; standards in systems engineering; system architectures; systems design; systems integration; systematic measurements; human supervisory control; managing organizational and individual decision-making; systems reengineering; project planning; human systems integration; information technology and knowledge management; and more. The handbook is written and edited for systems engineers in industry and government, and to serve as a university reference handbook in systems engineering and management courses. By focusing on systems engineering processes and systems management, the editors have produced a long-lasting handbook that will make a difference in the design of systems of all types that are large in scale and/or scope.Thus, risk assessment and management must be an integral part of the decisionmaking process, rather than a gratuitous addon technical analysis. Figure 3.1 depicts this concept and indicates the ultimate need to balance all the uncertainanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management
Author:Andrew P. Sage, William B. Rouse
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-09-20


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